Judy Labensohn

Giving Away Grief

A writer in the City of Eternal Peace confronts the death, decades earlier, of her baby brother.

Finally, I could accept Joey’s death, because I had settings and characters that grounded me in time and place. Even if some of the details were wrong, the chronicle offered a good enough story for me to believe I had a viable past.

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  • Zelda Harris

    She sounds the antithesis of my mother. I really have no words its beautifully written
    Bless you!